Rumour Mill: Arsenal track United man; Chelsea eye Swiss duo

Date published: Tuesday 23rd August 2016 11:41

Phil Jones: United U-turn

Phil Jones: United U-turn

Arsenal have been tracking Phil Jones, who could now stay at Manchester United and Antonio Conte wants not one, but two Swiss international defenders at Chelsea – according to Tuesday’s transfer rumours.

Arsenal

– Arsenal have been tracking Phil Jones, who could stay at United with Jose Mourinho happy to keep the versatile defender despite confirmed interest from Stoke. (Guardian)

– Injury-ravaged Arsenal are ready to hijack Marcel Tisserand’s proposed moved to Espanyol (Daily Mirror)

– Valencia manager Pako Ayestaran insists Shkodran Mustafi will not be sold in this transfer window

– West Brom are unwilling to sell defender Jonny Evans, 28, to Arsenal for any less than £25m (Daily Telegraph)

– Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira says he admires Arsene Wenger’s strict transfer policy, but the current Gunners side are missing a “physical presence and personality” (Guardian)

– Arsenal’s Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka, 23, has been offered the chance to play for the Kosovo national side (Evening Standard)

Bournemouth

– Bournemouth are holding out for £1million for Leeds United and Wigan Athletic midfielder target Eunan O’Kane (The Sun)

Burnley

– Rouwen Hennings is heading back to Germany for the remainder of the season after agreeing a loan deal with Fortuna Dusseldorf

Chelsea

Ricardo Rodriguez and Stephan Lichtsteiner

– Switzerland full-backs Ricardo Rodriguez and Stephan Lichtsteiner are both set to sign for Chelsea (Blick)

Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa is being chased by Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester – and the 19-year-old Santos player is now ready to make a decision on his future after winning gold at the Rio Olympics (Daily Express)

Chelsea have had a £30m bid rejected for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, 21

Chelsea have told Napoli they will not increase their offer for Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, with their last bid worth £40m (Daily Telegraph)

– Torino defender Nikola Maksimovic, 24, is another target for Chelsea – but Napoli are also interested in signing the Serbia international (Football Italia)

England boss Sam Allardyce has not ruled out a return to international football for Chelsea defender John Terry, 35 (Guardian)

Crystal Palace

Achraf Lazaar

– Crystal Palace are hoping to beat Premier League rivals Southampton and West Ham to the signing of Moroccan international Achraf Lazaar (Tutto Mercato)

Everton

– Everton have offered €25m plus a further €5m in add-ons for Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– West Ham and Everton are set to miss out on Rachid Ghezzal after the player rejected a move to have talks over staying at Lyon (London Evening Standard)

– Everton have been priced out of a loan move for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, who would cost £7million for a year (Daily Mail)

– Tottenham are interested in signing Barcelona forward Munir, 20, with Everton and Stoke also keeping an eye on the Spaniard (Sport – in Spanish)

– Out-of-favour midfielder James McCarthy is on the verge of leaving Everton (Daily Mail)

Hull City

Salvatore Sirigu: Linked with Aston Villa and Newcastle United

– Hull City are in the chase to sign Paris Saint-Germain and Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu (Le Parisien)

– Hull City have enquired about signing Aston Villa defender Micah Richards (Yorkshire Post)

– Napoli will have to go head-to-head with Hull City to sign striker Nemanja Nikolic, 28, from Legia Warsaw (ESPN)

– Hull have also offered striker Abel Hernandez, 26, an increased contract to ward off interest from Aston Villa and several Italian clubs (Hull Daily Mail)

Leicester City

Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa is being chased by Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester – and the 19-year-old Santos player is now ready to make a decision on his future after winning gold at the Rio Olympics (Daily Express)

Liverpool

– Manchester United are reportedly discussing a move with Livingston for impressive teenager Matthew Knox, who had a trial with Liverpool (Express)

Serie A side Sassuolo are the latest club to reject the chance to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli

Jurgen Klopp is reportedly open to the idea of Mamadou Sakho leaving Liverpool on a short-term deal

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he cannot wait for the transfer window to be closed, as he can’t believe how “obsessed” people were with signing new players (Liverpool Echo)

Manchester City

– Everton have been priced out of a loan move for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, who would cost £7million for a year (Daily Mail)

– Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, 33, is due to finalise his move to Manchester City on Thursday and trigger Joe Hart’s exit from the club (Sky Sports)

Manchester United

Phil Jones2

– Arsenal have been tracking Phil Jones, who could stay at United with Jose Mourinho happy to keep the versatile defender despite confirmed interest from Stoke. (Guardian)

– Stoke assistant manager Mark Bowen claims the club are hopeful of signing defender Phil Jones from Manchester United in the next week

– Manchester United are reportedly discussing a move with Livingston for impressive teenager Matthew Knox, who had a trial with Liverpool (Express)

Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa is being chased by Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester – and the 19-year-old Santos player is now ready to make a decision on his future after winning gold at the Rio Olympics (Daily Express)

Major League Soccer clubs in the USA will throw big-money offers at England forward Wayne Rooney, 30, if he decides to leave Manchester United (Daily Mirror)

– Manchester United are interested in signing Jose Fonte before the end of the transfer window (Manchester Evening News)

Middlesbrough

Norwich City are interested in signing Middlesbrough striker Jordan Rhodes (PinkUn)

Southampton

Simone Zaza, Juventus

– West Ham target Simone Zaza is the subject of fresh Premier League interest, with Southampton the latest side to voice an interest (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Manchester United are interested in signing Jose Fonte before the end of the transfer window (Manchester Evening News)

– Crystal Palace are hoping to beat Premier League rivals Southampton and West Ham to the signing of Moroccan international Achraf Lazaar (Tutto Mercato)

Stoke

– Stoke assistant manager Mark Bowen claims the club are hopeful of signing defender Phil Jones from Manchester United in the next week

– Tottenham are interested in signing Barcelona forward Munir, 20, with Everton and Stoke also keeping an eye on the Spaniard (Sport – in Spanish)

Sunderland

– Sunderland are on the verge of completing a deal to sign Atletico Madrid full-back Javier Manquillo on a season-long loan (Daily Mail)

– Sunderland have turned down the opportunity to take Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho on loan (Daily Mail)

– Highly-rated teenager Joel Asoro has caught the eye of David Moyes as his search for a striker continues (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea

– Swansea City have announced that goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt has signed a new four-year contract

Tottenham

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou: Move to Spurs is close

– Tottenham are finally set to clinch the signing of Marseille winger Georges-Kevin N’Koudou (RMC)

– Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez is set to sign for Tottenham as soon as today (AS)

– Tottenham are interested in signing Barcelona forward Munir, 20, with Everton and Stoke also keeping an eye on the Spaniard (Sport – in Spanish)

Watford

– Watford and West Ham have both registered an interest in Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat, 27 (Daily Mail)

West Brom

– West Brom are unwilling to sell defender Jonny Evans, 28, to Arsenal for any less than £25m (Daily Telegraph)

West Ham

Daryl Janmaat: Ruled out of Swansea clash

– Watford and West Ham have both registered an interest in Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat, 27 (Daily Mail)

– West Ham and Everton are set to miss out on Rachid Ghezzal after the player rejected a move to have talks over staying at Lyon (London Evening Standard)

– West Ham are hoping to sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 27, and end their pursuit of Juventus forward Simone Zaza, 25 (Gazzetta World)

But, Zaza’s father believes his son is ‘seriously considering’ an offer from the Hammers

– West Ham target Simone Zaza is the subject of fresh Premier League interest, with Southampton the latest side to voice an interest (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Torino are still interested in signing West Ham’s Pedro Obiang (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Crystal Palace are hoping to beat Premier League rivals Southampton and West Ham to the signing of Moroccan international Achraf Lazaar (Tutto Mercato)

– West Ham defender Reece Burke has signed a new four-year contract

Related Articles

Your Say